What is Happening This Week 5/2 – 5/8/16


holy covenant united methodist church

What is Happening This Week

5/2 – 5/8/16


Hello Church,



This Thursday, May 5th all men 21 and over are invited to a Men’s Social at Dante Paa’s home from 7 to 9 pm. If you haven’t signed up yet, please contact Dante at 972-740-6192.

Holy Covenant will host a Parents’ Night Out on Friday, May 6th from 6 to 9 pm. The cost is $6 per child and you MUST reserve a place for your child by Wednesday, May 4th at www.hcumc.org.

Holy Covenant’s next Blood Drive will be Sunday, May 8th in the Covenant Center from 9 am to 1 pm. Please donate if you can.


Graduate Sunday is May 8. If you are a graduating high school senior, please contact Bill Mauldin [email protected] to receive recognition during worship on Graduate Sunday.


Join us!

Pastor Carol

Sign Up NOW


Junktique Donations

Do you have something too big to fit in your car to donate to our Junktique on May 21st? Please contact Lee Shore [email protected]

 to arrange pick-up. Smaller items may be dropped off Thursday, May 19th after 2 pm or Friday, May 20th.

Fine Arts Week

August 1-5

3-8 pm

Incoming 1st – 6th graders will dance, sing, make costumes, play instruments, make art, and put on “We Like Sheep”, a children’s musical teaching the love of the Good Shepherd. Parents, you’ll get to see the fully staged version on Friday night at the end of camp! Get it on your calendar NOW. Cost is $25 per child with a max of $50 per family. Mail or bring to Holy Covenant. Register at Fine Arts 2016.

Volunteers are needed! All adults and teens entering 7th grade and up, please contact Ashley Kees [email protected] with availability.



Weekly Schedule:

Tuesday, 3rd

6:00 PM Children’s Ministry-EB206

7:00 PM Trustees-CC113

7:30 PM Elijah Connection-CC210

Wednesday, 4th

6:30 AM Spiritual Journeymen Breakfast-Mom’s Cafe

1:30 PM ECDP Mother’s Day Tea-CC

6:30 PM Al-Anon-CC215

6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary

6:30 PM ESL-EB202

7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm

Thursday, 5th

National Day of Prayer

1:30 PM ECDP Mother’s Day Tea-CC

7:00 PM CEA-HOW-CC215

7:00 PM Church Men’s Social-Dante Paa’s home

Friday, 6th

6:00 PM Parents Night Out-CC

9:30 PM BSA Lock-In-CC

Saturday, 7th

9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB

9:00 AM Confirmation Retreat

Sunday, 8th

Mother’s Day

Graduate Sunday


9:00 AM Blood Drive-CC

9:45 AM Sunday School for All Ages

5:00 PM Walk with Intention – Labyrinth

Sunday Highlights:  May 8, Ascension/Mother’s Day/Seventh Sunday of Easter


Sermon Text: Acts 1:1-11

Sermon Title: Going Up



8:30 Katie Damm

11:00 Anthony Garcia



8:30 Gary and Dorle Herndon

11:00 Donna and Mark Roberts


Bruce Allen and Joel Oostenbrug

Next Week’s Highlights      


The monthly LIFT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) meeting will be Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 pm at Movalynn McKee’s home. Go to www.hcumc.org for more information. Bring a snack or covered dish to share. We’ll enjoy food, fellowship and a short devotional. If you do not have time to prepare a dish, please join us anyway – we want you with us! Come join us for this time of fellowship!  

Moms Demand Action and Advocates for Justice and Peace will present the  Be SMART Program on gun safety Thursday, May 12 at 7pm in the youth room (201-205). Please register at www.hcumc.org or in the narthex. Childcare is available.

Metrocrest Services Work Day,

May 14 from 9 am – 3 pm

Please join us in helping our neighbors in the community. Possible projects will include minor home repairs, landscape work, simple paint jobs, trimming, yard work, etc. at the home of a Carrollton resident, with final details to be sent a later date. We are asking for separate volunteers for work at the project site as well as volunteers for food preparation. Please contact John Mayer [email protected] if you have not yet signed up.


Rev. Carol Sparks         [email protected]

Rev. Debbie Chapman  [email protected]

Bill Mauldin                    [email protected]

Jason Redick                 [email protected]

For more information on the events and activities listed above or for a full church calendar, click here to access our Holy Covenant UMC website www.hcumc.org